Update news Spain

Both Spain and the US also announced huge spikes in the number of jobless on Thursday.

Coronavirus: Spanish army finds care home residents 'dead and abandoned'

An inquiry is launched after soldiers discover elderly coronavirus victims "dead in their beds".

Tourists feel safe when visiting Temple of Literature

The number of tourists visiting the Temple of Literature, known locally as Van Mieu, has begun to rapidly increase in recent days as a result of the drastic actions taken by Hanoi in combating coronavirus.

Vietnam’s futsal team depart for training in Spain

The Vietnamese futsal team took a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Spain on February 9 for a ten-day training course to prepare for the 2020 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship.


Jubilant scenes as revelers around the world celebrate the New Year

New Year’s Eve saw people across the world celebrate the start of 2020 with countdown parties and spectacular firework displays which took place amid a vibrant atmosphere.

HCM City International Music Festival opens

The Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival 2019 (HOZO 2019) kicked off at the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, District 1, HCM City on December 13.

Eight young VN football players play in 1st Milo Champions Cup in Spain

Eight talented young footballers selected from the 2018-19 School Football Tournament in HCM City are taking part in the first Milo Champions Cup being held in Barcelona, Spain, from July 30 to August 5.

Vietnamese futsal team to arrive in Spain for training trip

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese futsal players will be flying to Malaga, Spain for a training course with the aim of earning a ticket to enter FIFA futsal World Cup 2020’s finals.

Nam trains in Spain for better 2019

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s top male tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has left the country for a training course in Spain in preparation for the 2019 season.

Slaughtered pigs outnumber Spanish population

 New statistics on the number of slaughtered pigs in Spain have stirred fears in the country's media that the animals may soon outnumber the human population and end up hogging local resources.

Photographer focusses on Spain

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese Embassy in Madrid and Durán Auction House will co-organise a charity auction of photographs by Vietnamese photographer Viet Ha Tran on May 19.

Billion euro cyber-suspect arrested in Spain

 A cyber-crime mastermind suspected of stealing about £870m (€1bn) has been arrested in Spain.

Catalonia independence: Spain to take control of Catalan institutions

 Spain is set to put in place measures to take direct control of Catalonia in response to the region's declaration of independence last week.

France, Germany, Italy, Spain seek tax on digital giants' revenues

France, Germany, Italy and Spain want digital multinationals like Amazon and Google to be taxed in Europe based on their revenues, rather than only profits as now, 

Dutch foil possible attack on tip from Spain; no Barcelona link

 A Spanish man was detained by Dutch police on Wednesday after he was found driving a van with gas canisters near a Rotterdam venue where a rock concert was canceled due to a threat of a possible attack.

Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona, says foils bomb plot

 Spain mounted a sweeping anti-terror operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people before fleeing, in what police suspect was one of multiple planned attacks.

EU urges fine for Spain over waste water treatment

Spain should be fined at least 46.5 million euros for failing to treat waste water properly in 17 towns and cities, the European Commission said on Thursday, adding it was taking the country back to court over the infringements.

Spain records first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus

 Spain has recorded its first known case of the Zika virus being sexually transmitted, after a woman contracted it from her partner after he returned from a Latin American country, health authorities in Madrid said on Friday.

Spain's Ciudad Real airport sold at auction for €10,000

 A group of international investors has won a bankruptcy auction for an abandoned airport in central Spain with a €10,000 (£7,000) offer - 100,000 times less than it cost to build.

Spain's new king Felipe VI to be sworn in by parliament

 Spain's new king, Felipe VI, will be sworn in as the country's head of state in parliament later.